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Interactive FloodCheck map

The FloodCheck maps are an interactive guide to flood lines, imagery, and data and the extent of floodplains in Queensland.

Use the link below to view:

  • the likely extent of floodplains
  • historic flood lines dating back to 1893, including flood and cyclone imagery for 2010–2011
  • data relating to drainage basins, river gauges and flood studies. This includes QSpatial datasets and statewide overlays
  • flood simulations for selected towns.

Open FloodCheck

Please note: The Interactive FloodCheck map is now compatible with mobile devices.

You can obtain real time Queensland rainfall and river height data on your mobile device through the BOM website. 

  • Select the river system you require from the Latest River Height Data list.
  • Click on the Plot hyperlink to see a graph or Table to view the data in a table format.

FloodCheck includes information provided by various state and local governments. If you require more detail, or local advice about a specific property, contact the relevant local government authority.

Use of this interactive map means you have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of use.

How to use FloodCheck


All feedback and enquiries relating to the FloodCheck map, flood studies and data should be directed to:


Last updated: 9 October 2015

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